All posts tagged "featured"

  • Gunman
    Apple Street standoff

    Police continue to maintain a perimeter on the 1300 block of Apple Street where a gunman has been holed up since a domestic dispute that started at about 2:30 a.m., Ephrata Police Chief William Harvey confirmed.Harvey at...

    • Posted September 12, 2014
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  • After 28 years serving as organizers of the Miss Denver Fair contest, Pat and Nevin McQuate crowned their final queen, Miss Katie Grobengieser, Tuesday night.
    Crowning touch

    After 28 years serving as organizers of the Miss Denver Fair contest, Pat and Nevin McQuate crowned their final queen, Miss Katie Grobengieser, Tuesday night.

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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  • Steve Goss
    New EHS band director looking at bright future

      Steve Goss talks about the new school year in the same way he talks about everything else. There is a musical flow to his thoughts, a definable cadence to his words and a rhythm to his...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Brittany Lutz (13) takes control from the Baron’s Cailty Howett during Tuesday’s game. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Manheim Central hands Ephrata girls first loss

    Behind a very skilled group of players, Ephrata had sprinted out to a 4-0 start this season. But Tuesday night in Section Two girls’ soccer action at Mountaineer Field, visiting Manheim Central slowed the Lady Mounts down...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s Jake Keifer (67) makes the hit on Ephrata running back Mike Caraballo during Friday’s game in Denver. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    It’s Cocalico’s Cup again

    Perhaps one of Dave Gingrich’s biggest fears heading into this past Friday’s game with Ephrata was that his team would suffer a letdown. Afterall, it’s human nature. Cocalico was coming off a highly successful Week One game...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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  • Columnist Pat Burns going through security  before Eagles-Giants game at Lincoln Financial Field in 2013.
    Steeling the spotlight

    Some of my best friends are from Pittsburgh.   They exude Steelers passion just as my former Philly neighbors bleed Eagles green. It’s geography-based. You don’t choose. It’s called your HOME team. Yet there’s a mixed-up multitude...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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  • The bumper cars are always a popular attraction at the Denver Fair.
    The Denver Fair – a treasure of memories

    Annual event opens Tuesday in park The 2014 Denver Fair will be ready for you and your family to make and share some memories, new and old. The fair runs Sept. 9 through Sept. 13. Some of...

    • Posted September 3, 2014
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  • The actual green artificial surface was rolled out for the first time Tuesday
    Green carpet arrivals

      Tuesday was a big day at Ephrata’s War Memorial Field as the first rolls of actual green artificial turf were put into place on the football field. Crews made quite a bit of progress throughout the...

    • Posted September 3, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Meredith Fagan (left) dribbles past Cocalico defender Emily Steffey during Saturday’s game at Mountaineer Field. Fagan scored the lone goal of the game in the 1-0 Ephrata victory.
    Ephrata blanks Cocalico in field hockey opener

    Saturday’s 1-0 win over Cocalico was the type of victory that in year’s past would have resonated throughout the program. A year ago, some say when the Lady Mounts defeated Cocalico early in the season for the...

    • Posted September 3, 2014
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  • Jan Minnich working the grill of eggs and homefries
    We are…up early

      The parking lot was empty but employees buzzed inside The Deck about 10 minutes before 8 a.m. Saturday. Kim Minnich carried a handful of condiments as she sped past a blackboard welcome sign that read “Food...

    • Posted September 3, 2014
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